Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Pain Management Pain Management en-us Wed, 26 Apr 2017 05:24:55 UTC Wed, 26 Apr 2017 05:24:55 UTC Intensive Outpatient Pain Management Cost-Effective for Treating Patients with Chronic Pain An interdisciplinary treatment modality is especially effective when treating patients with chronic pain. 2:03 PM, Mon March 20, 2017 Pain Management in End Stage Renal Disease Prescribers and pharmacists in various clinical roles are often challenged when treating patients with comorbid chronic pain and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) or hemodialysis (HD). There is a dearth of clinical guidelines available for chronic pain management in this setting. Those selecting pharmacotherapy for patients must rely on clinical judgement, literature analysis and prudent decision making. 11:51 PM, Sun February 26, 2017 New Jersey Enacts Strict Opioid Prescribing Law On February 15 2017, Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey signed legislation aimed to curb the state’s opioid addiction epidemic 8:43 PM, Mon February 20, 2017 Patient Opioid Abuse Could Depend on ER Physician A new study published today in <em>The New England Journal of Medicine </em>casts new light on the severity of the opioid abuse crisis in the United States. Nearly one out of 48 people who are newly prescribed an opioid will become long-term users, the study&rsquo;s lead author said. &nbsp;<br /> &nbsp; 3:09 PM, Thu February 16, 2017 Study: Yoga Provides Relief for Low Back Pain <p>Yoga performed about the same as non-yoga exercise in terms of improving back function at 3 and 6 months, although the researchers found few studies comparing yoga to other exercise and therefore considered the evidence to be very low certainty.</p> 12:26 PM, Mon February 13, 2017 Patient Counseling: Most Important Opioid Warnings Before you read this article, take a moment and see if you remember the 7 or 8 black box warnings associated with long acting opioid pain medications. 4:33 AM, Mon January 30, 2017 Elite Files Application for Generic Hydrocodone, Acetaminophen Combination Officials with Elite Pharmaceuticals have filed an abbreviated new drug application with the FDA for a generic version of Norco (hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen tablets) in doses of 2.5 mg/325 mg, 5 mg/325 mg, 7.5 mg/325 mg and 10 mg/325 mg. 1:00 AM, Wed December 21, 2016 AcelRX Submits NDA to FDA for Investigational Pain Product AcelRX has submitted&nbsp;a New Drug Application (NDA) to the FDA for ARX-04 (sufentanil tablets). 9:40 AM, Tue December 13, 2016 Pharmacists Have Role to Play in Minimizing Fall Risk Falls can cause significant mortality and morbidity in the aging population. 8:31 AM, Tue December 13, 2016 Egalet Submits sNDA to the FDA for Abuse-Deterrent Oxaydo Egalet has submitted&nbsp;a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) to the FDA for Oxaydo, (oxycodone HCl, USP) in favor of an abuse-deterrent label claim for the intravenous route of abuse. 9:49 AM, Thu December 1, 2016 Melatonin Is Good for Migraine Headaches, Study Results Show Melatonin: it’s more than just a sleep aid. 4:00 AM, Thu September 29, 2016 Meperidine: Friend or Foe? Meperidine was synthetically derived in 1939 as an anticholinergic agent, but was discovered to possess analgesic properties shortly after. 5:06 AM, Tue September 27, 2016 A Potential Solution to Opioids' Adverse Effects As computational techniques become more sophisticated, the idea of targeted therapeutic treatments sans adverse effects could become reality. 12:51 AM, Mon August 22, 2016 IV, PO, and PR Acetaminophen: A Quick Comparison Although their pharmacokinetics are all similar, here’s how they differ. 11:40 PM, Thu August 18, 2016 Pain Assessment Scales: An Overview for Pharmacists Patients benefit when pharmacists thoroughly assess pain. 10:55 PM, Thu July 14, 2016 Reassessing Routine Refills for Cyclobenzaprine Pharmacists in all health care settings commonly see what seems like lifelong refills for cyclobenzaprine for musculoskeletal conditions. 2:50 AM, Tue June 28, 2016 Abuse-Deterrent Pain Treatment Rejected by FDA The FDA has rejected KemPharm Inc’s benzhydrocodone and acetaminophen (Adapaz), a potential abuse-deterrent treatment for acute pain. 7:00 AM, Mon June 27, 2016 Chest Pain Treatment GoNitro Approved The FDA has approved Espero Pharmaceuticals Inc’s nitroglycerin sublingual powder (GoNitro) for acute relief of an attack or prophylaxis of angina pectoris due to coronary artery disease. 7:00 AM, Wed June 22, 2016 Pain Management Is Changing, But Is It for the Better? A recent experience made me realize that pain management is changing. 11:16 PM, Tue June 21, 2016 3 Facts About Dormant Butt Syndrome It may have a funny name, but dormant butt syndrome causes some patients to experience knee, back, or hip pain. 10:00 PM, Thu June 16, 2016